UC Davis Health System news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Health System news UC Davis Health System news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/themes/default/images/logo.gif http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/news UC Davis Health System news UC Davis Huntington's Disease Center receives Level 1 designation http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9740/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9740 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 27, 2015) - The UC Davis Huntington’s Disease Center, whose compassionate patient care and research expertise have made it a beacon of hope for people with Huntington’s disease throughout Northern California and beyond, has been acknowledged by the national society committed to the values that it so ably upholds  the Huntington’s Disease Society of America — as a Level 1 Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9740 Phyllis Brown 2015-02-27T00:00:00Z UC Davis conference to help health providers understand LGBTQI health needs http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9773/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9773 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 27, 2015) - Health-care providers such as nurses, physicians, mental-health specialists and clinical social workers will have the opportunity to learn about the unique health needs of LGBTQI patients and their families during an upcoming conference at UC Davis School of Medicine. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9773 Susan Mar 2015-02-27T00:00:00Z Welltopia: A new online resource for Californians http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9761/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9761 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 25, 2015) - Welltopia, a new website launched today by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI), offers a wide range of essential resources to help Californians, especially those on limited incomes, build healthier lives and communities. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9761 Carole Gan 2015-02-25T00:00:00Z Eat pancakes, help sick children on March 2 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9751/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9751 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 25, 2015) - On Monday, March 2, pancake lovers can drive through, eat their fill of short-stack pancakes and make a donation to support sick and injured children at UC Davis Children's Hospital, in recognition of the International House of Pancakes' (IHOP) National Pancake Day. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9751 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-02-25T00:00:00Z Undocumented farmworkers use Medicaid half as often as documented farmworkers http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9754/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9754 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 23, 2015) - Undocumented farmworkers are half as likely as those who are documented to use Medicaid, the federal health insurance program available to low-income individuals and families, according to a new study from UC Davis Health System. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9754 Susan Mar 2015-02-23T00:00:00Z Hispanics develop alcoholic liver disease at younger ages than Caucasians or African Americans http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9743/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9743 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 20, 2015) - Hispanics tend to develop alcoholic liver disease (ALD) — a common cause of liver-disease deaths in the U.S. — between four and 12 years earlier than non-Hispanic Caucasians or African Americans, according to a UC Davis Health System study. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9743 Susan Mar 2015-02-20T00:00:00Z Build-A-Bear brings cuddly friends to UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9750/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9750 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 20, 2015) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients received new cuddly friends, as Build-A-Bear Workshop hosted an event in the pediatric playroom yesterday. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9750 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-02-20T00:00:00Z UC Davis Center for Pain Medicine named Clinical Center of Excellence http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9738/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9738 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 18, 2015) - The American Pain Society has selected the UC Davis Center for Pain Medicine as a 2015 Clinical Center of Excellence.  Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9738 Susan Mar 2015-02-18T00:00:00Z Eli Gold Prize awardee delivers Pediatric Grand Rounds lecture http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9730/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9730 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 18, 2015) - Erik Fernandez y Garcia, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, was honored for his 2014 Eli Gold Prize and presented a lecture at the Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds last Friday. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9730 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-02-18T00:00:00Z Nurse leader Keela Herr speaks at annual UC Davis nursing school lecture http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9731/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9731 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 18, 2015) - Keela Herr, a nationally recognized expert in elder pain management and health policy, will discuss the current state of pain and pain management for older adults. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9731 Susan Mar 2015-02-18T00:00:00Z Kizer selected for expert panel to assess U.S. Census Bureau http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9732/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9732 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 17, 2015) - Kenneth W. Kizer, distinguished professor and director of the Institute for Population Health Improvement, has been chosen by the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) to sit on a five-member panel of management experts convened to evaluate the planned restructuring of the national Bureau of the Census. The evaluation is directed by the Appropriations Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9732 Carole Gan 2015-02-17T00:00:00Z Star 106.5 delivers Valentine's cards to UC Davis Children's Hospital patients http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9728/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9728 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 13, 2015) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients felt the love this morning, as Star 106.5 in Sacramento delivered 85 bags filled with homemade Valentine’s cards sent by radio listeners. The station also donated stuffed animals, coloring books, stickers and games for patients. Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9728 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-02-13T00:00:00Z UC Davis designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9715/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9715 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 11, 2015) - UC Davis Health System has been endorsed by the American College of Radiology as a designated lung cancer screening center, the only of its kind currently in the greater Sacramento area. Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9715 Dorsey Griffith 2015-02-11T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers identify new compound that takes aim at neuropathic pain http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9698/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9698 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 10, 2015) - A new compound discovered by a team of UC Davis investigators has potent actions against production of a chemical that is implicated in the development of chronic pain following a peripheral nerve injury in the spinal cord. Tue, 10 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9698 Phyllis Brown 2015-02-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Nursing receives grant to further develop integrative case-based learning programs for clinical graduate students http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9713/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9713 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 9, 2015) - The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis has received a $150,000 grant from the Office of Statewide Health and Planning to continue developing an integrative case-based learning curriculum for its clinical programs. Mon, 09 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9713 Susan Mar 2015-02-09T00:00:00Z Media advisory: UC Davis shows huge support for heart health on Wear Red Day http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9706/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9706 (February 5, 2015) - UC Davis faculty, staff and students will show their supersized support for heart health on National Wear Red Day as they take over a Davis campus athletic field to create a huge heart formed by humans. As the crowd gathers, the Battle Heart Disease Fair will offer resources for heart-healthy living, radio station 102.5 KSFM will play lively music, Zumba teachers will get the crowd moving, and one of the nation’s foremost heart-disease experts will test everyone’s “heart smarts.” Thu, 05 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9706 Karen Finney 2015-02-05T00:00:00Z School of Nursing professor receives grant to develop manual for nursing-home care http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9704/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9704 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 5, 2015) - Elena Siegel, an assistant professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, received a $299,000 grant from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Center for Regulatory Excellence Grant Program to develop and test a resource manual that directors of nursing can use as a reference to ensure the registered nurses safely and effectively delegate day-to-day tasks in nursing home settings. Thu, 05 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9704 Susan Mar 2015-02-05T00:00:00Z A simple information sheet can help women avoid pregnancy and acne medication-related birth defects http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9685/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9685 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 4, 2015) - An information sheet for women being treated for severe acne improves understanding of contraceptive effectiveness and ways to avoid pregnancy and medication-induced birth defects, a study published today in JAMA Dermatology has found. Wed, 04 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9685 Phyllis Brown 2015-02-04T00:00:00Z Spanish-language seminar slated on the family dynamics of having a child with special needs http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9665/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9665 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 3, 2015) - The UC Davis Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (CEDD) will hold a panel discussion on “Developing and Maintaining Positive Relationships in the Community and the Family” for individuals with children with special needs on Saturday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please note: This discussion will be presented entirely in Spanish. The presentation will be held in the MIND Institute auditorium, at 2825 50th St., Sacramento. It is free and open to the public and no reservations are required. Seating is first-come, first-served. No children will be allowed. Tue, 03 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9665 Phyllis Brown 2015-02-03T00:00:00Z Nerve regeneration therapy has potential to prevent arrhythmias, sudden cardiac death after heart attack http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9669/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9669 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 2, 2015) - A therapy currently under development for spinal cord injuries has been shown to stimulate nerve regeneration in the heart and provide resistance to arrhythmias following a heart attack, according to a new study published today in the journal Nature Communications. Mon, 02 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9669 Susan Mar 2015-02-02T00:00:00Z UC Davis scientists awarded nearly $4 million for technology in vascular disease treatment and bone and cartilage repair http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9692/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9692 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 2, 2015) - The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has awarded a pair of $1.8 million grants to two UC Davis scientists to develop better tools for enabling physicians to assess the safety and efficacy of bioengineered tissues used to treat cardiovascular disease and bone and cartilage repair. Mon, 02 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9692 Susan Mar 2015-02-02T00:00:00Z UC Davis experts: National Heart Month http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9691/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9691 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 1, 2015) - UC Davis faculty are available throughout National Heart Month in February for interviews on the detection, treatment and prevention of heart and vascular disease and can discuss groundbreaking research that is leading to new methods of addressing heart failure, arrhythmia, atherosclerosis, valve disease, congenital conditions, coronary artery disease and more. Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9691 Karen Finney 2015-02-01T00:00:00Z California Department of Public Health, Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services and UC Davis Medical Center - Sacramento Confirm Patient at Hospital has Tested Negative for Ebola http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9684/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9684 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 30, 2015) - State and local public health and hospital officials have confirmed that the patient transported by specialized ambulance and admitted to UC Davis Medical Center early Thursday who exhibited symptoms consistent with a viral illness including Ebola, and with a history of travel to an Ebola-affected country, has tested negative for the Ebola virus. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9684 Susan Mar 2015-01-30T00:00:00Z Press Statement: Possible Ebola Patient http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9679/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9679 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 29, 2015) - A UC Davis Medical Center patient who is being evaluated for the Ebola virus is in good condition. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9679 Susan Mar 2015-01-29T00:00:00Z Media Statement Regarding Suspected Ebola Patient in the Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9672/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9672 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 29, 2015) - A patient with symptoms consistent with Ebola infection was transferred to UC Davis Medical Center Thursday morning from Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9672 Susan Mar 2015-01-29T00:00:00Z California breast density law slow to have an impact http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9667/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9667 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 28, 2015) - Ten months after California legislators enacted a controversial law mandating that radiologists notify women if they have dense breast tissue, UC Davis researchers have found that half of primary care physicians are still unfamiliar with the law and many don’t feel comfortable answering breast density-related questions from patients. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9667 Susan Mar 2015-01-28T00:00:00Z Spirit Halloween Superstores donates $90,600 to UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9656/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9656 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 28, 2015) - UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department will continue to train individuals to become certified child life specialists at UC Davis Children's Hospital, thanks to a generous donation by Spirit Halloween Superstores. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9656 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-01-28T00:00:00Z Tiny infant has a big impact on his community http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9653/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9653 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 26, 2015) - "Miles" Keiser, though nicknamed "Tiny" by his family, an infant treated at UC Davis Children’s Hospital in 2011 is having a big effect on the lives of children with congenital heart disease in Sacramento and on his community. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9653 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-01-26T00:00:00Z Young Adult Bereavement Art Group starts Feb. 10 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9645/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9645 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 23, 2015) - The UC Davis Hospice Program and UC Davis Children's Hospital Bereavement Program will offer an eight-week Young Adult Bereavement Art Group for individuals 17 to 24 who are coping with the recent loss of a loved one. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9645 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-01-23T00:00:00Z Be part of the heart on UC Davis Wears Red Day: Feb. 6 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9642/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9642 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 22, 2015) - The beat goes on for heart health at UC Davis, especially in February — National Heart Month — when, for the second year in a row, UC Davis students, staff, faculty and community members will wear red T-shirts and gather on a field to form a giant heart. The date for this year’s heart formation is Friday, Feb. 6, designated by Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi as UC Davis Wears Red Day. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9642 Susan Mar 2015-01-22T00:00:00Z Burn Center receives Beacon Award for Excellence from American Association of Critical-Care Nurses http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9603/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9603 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 22, 2015) - The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently conferred a bronze-level Beacon Award for Excellence on the Firefighters Burn Institute Regional Burn Center at UC Davis Medical Center. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9603 David Ong 2015-01-22T00:00:00Z Project ADAM's first California affiliate established at UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9620/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9620 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 21, 2015) - A life-saving program that helps to prevent sudden cardiac arrest in children and teens has now arrived in California. UC Davis Children’s Hospital has become the first California affiliate for Project ADAM (Automated Defibrillators in Adam’s Memory), a non-profit organization dedicated to establishing comprehensive defibrillation programs in schools across the country. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9620 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-01-21T00:00:00Z Institute for Population Health Improvement recruits California-based labs for no-cost mapping services http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9649/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9649 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 21, 2015) - The UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI) is recruiting California-based labs to participate in the Laboratory Mapping Assistance Project (Lab MAP). Participating labs will receive free code mapping to convert proprietary order, result and observation codes to standard codes, namely the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) and Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine — Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT®) terminologies. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9649 Susan Mar 2015-01-21T00:00:00Z Moon Chen's research featured in ASCO's 2015 cancer progress report http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9643/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9643 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 21, 2015) - UC Davis professor Moon Chen’s research on the under-representation of minorities in clinical trials appears in the American Society in Clinical Oncology (ASCO)’s annual cancer progress report released Tuesday. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9643 Susan Mar 2015-01-21T00:00:00Z Trauma surgery moves outside of the OR, fills gaps across specialties http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9635/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9635 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 20, 2015) - Historically known as heroes who put people back together after accidents, trauma surgeons today perform a broad array of surgical procedures, are involved in planning patient care and treat patients at hospital bedsides in addition to operating rooms, a UC Davis Health System study has found. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9635 Susan Mar 2015-01-20T00:00:00Z Treating non-healing bone fractures with stem cells http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9631/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9631 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 15, 2015) - A new device that can rapidly concentrate and extract young cells from irrigation fluid used during orthopaedic surgery holds promise for improving the delivery of stem cell therapy in cases of non-healing fractures. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9631 Susan Mar 2015-01-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis emergency medicine physician recognized for gun violence prevention work http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9619/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9619 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 13, 2015) - Garen J. Wintemute, one of the nation’s foremost scholars addressing gun violence as a public-health problem, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from the California Aggie Alumni Association for his exemplary professional achievements and service. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9619 Carole Gan 2015-01-13T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing professor increases Spanish health-care knowledge and confidence in graduate students http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9614/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9614 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 12, 2015) - A Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis faculty member received the Provost Hybrid Course Award for a course designed to educate clinical graduate students in Spanish health terminology. Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9614 Susan Mar 2015-01-12T00:00:00Z Modeling success: Bariatric surgery fashion show on Jan. 30 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9598/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9598 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 9, 2015) - The 12th annual UC Davis Bariatric Surgery fashion show — called “An Evening With the Stars” — takes place Friday, Jan. 30, from 7-9 p.m. in the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center auditorium, 2279 45th St., Sacramento. Fri, 09 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9598 Susan Mar 2015-01-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis nationally recognized for community engagement http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9609/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9609 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 8, 2015) - The University of California, Davis, is being nationally recognized for community engagement in its own neighborhoods and around the world. Thu, 08 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9609 David Ong 2015-01-08T00:00:00Z Aubyn Stahmer, expert in translating autism research into community practice, joins UC Davis MIND Institute http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9593/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9593 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 8, 2015) - Aubyn Stahmer, an expert in the translation of evidence-based autism research to community-based practice and delivery, has joined the UC Davis MIND Institute as an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Thu, 08 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9593 Phyllis Brown 2015-01-08T00:00:00Z Study identifies patients at higher risk for overdose and death from prescription painkillers http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9599/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9599 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 7, 2015) - Patients started on prescription painkillers who have substance-use disorders or who frequently contact their doctors’ offices are at greater risk of having their medication doses increase early in therapy, also increasing their risk of opioid-related overdose or death, UC Davis Health System researchers have found. Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9599 Karen Finney 2015-01-07T00:00:00Z Genomic medicine topic of 2015 Benjamin Highman Lecture at UC Davis Health System http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9594/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9594 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 6, 2015) - Harnessing the power of whole genome analysis and further defining the role of pathologists in this new era of medicine is the topic of the 2015 Benjamin Highman Lecture, sponsored by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UC Davis Health System. Tue, 06 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9594 Susan Mar 2015-01-06T00:00:00Z Christiansen receives junior faculty research award http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9590/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9590 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 5, 2015) - Blaine Christiansen, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at UC Davis Health System, received a 2014 Junior Faculty Osteoporosis Research Award from the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9590 Karen Finney 2015-01-05T00:00:00Z